Just a place for me

Just a place for me, a poem about finding space to be one’s self. Benbo Smith captures that longing for the individual space we all covet.

The poetry of Albert Camus Quotes

Through the use of quotes from the works of Albert Camus we discuss the poetry of his writing and his ability to address the human condition.

Flowers of the Arctic Wind

Tamiko Ono's delightful short poem reflects on a moment of joyful togetherness in a cold world.

Hope is the thing with feathers

Arguably Emily Dickinson’s best-known joyful work. This is a poem that brings light to a much darkened world.

I Prefer a Horse

With overtones of Stevie Smith, the poem ‘I prefer a horse’, on the surface delivers a light relief.

A Red, Red Rose

‘A Red, Red Rose’ also known as ‘My Love is like a Red, Red Rose’ is perhaps one of Robert Burns’ most influential poems....